by Imara Jones on January 10 2014, 1:19PM
The reason why the unemployment rate seems to be the best since 2008 is that so many Americans have given up looking for work.
by Brentin Mock on December 13 2013, 2:22PM
Congressional Black Caucus sends shout out to the Pope.
by Carla Murphy on December 13 2013, 10:09AM
Ruling puts 16-year-old state law under fresh scrutiny
by Julianne Hing on December 11 2013, 5:57PM
How’s about that “open discussion” you wanted, Greg Gopman?
by Imara Jones on December 11 2013, 11:45AM
The two-year fiscal deal announced by Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) erases sequestration until 2016, restores funding to badly needed social programs, and allows for new investments in critical areas necessary to grow the economy.
by Imara Jones on December 6 2013, 1:41PM
The jobs report indicates that the economy is still figuring out how to recover.
by Brentin Mock on December 4 2013, 3:11PM
President Obama says we’ll need initiatives that target communities that have suffered from historical racial discrimination to combat economic inequality.
by Imara Jones on December 4 2013, 12:08PM
Economic insecurity has become the norm.
by Julianne Hing on November 29 2013, 7:00AM
Black Friday isn’t just about shopping anymore.
A growing number of big-box stores are open on Thanksgiving. Find who’s open—and who’s doing the work.
by Julianne Hing on November 25 2013, 3:56PM
The countdown to Black Friday is on.
by Brentin Mock on November 20 2013, 12:00PM
Rep. Radel gets slapped on writs for coke possession. Black and Latino men and women don’t get off so easy.
by Julianne Hing on November 19 2013, 3:48PM
The federal agency will pursue charges against the retail giant.
by Imara Jones on November 19 2013, 7:00AM
While media focus on what the White House is losing, we have to remember that gaffes in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act make it that much harder for poor people of color to get adequate healthcare.